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PestEx Seminars – something for everyone PestEx Seminars – something for everyone
PestEx 2019 employed the now tried and tested format of two seminar programmes running in parallel, one dedicated to technical topics, the other to business subjects. Spread over the two days there was plenty for everyone. This format works well, although the lines between ‘technical’ and ‘business’ seemed a little more blurred at PestEx 2019 than at previous events.
 
PestEx hits a high note PestEx hits a high note
For what is now the seventh time, PestEx 2019 was once again held at ExCel in East London over the two days of 20-21 March. As in previous years, exhibitor numbers were high, as were the number of visitors, especially from overseas.
 
Record numbers attend Disinfestando in Milan Record numbers attend Disinfestando in Milan
Held for the very first time in the northern city of Milan, the sixth Italian Disinfestando exhibition, held on 6 & 7 March, proved a rip-roaring success. Not only were the number of exhibition stands up, so were the number of delegates.
 
News from Hockley International ahead of PestEx News from Hockley International ahead of PestEx
Hockley International is celebrating the highly positive response the company has had to their new broad-spectrum professional insecticide, Mostyn PTP 15 ULV. They invite you to come and see them at PestEx to discuss this product, just one of which makes up their professional product range.
 
News from Bleu Line - BL Group – a bright future News from Bleu Line - BL Group – a bright future
Italy continues to have a strong manufacturing base of home-grown public health pest control specialists. With a major presence at the Italian flagship event Bleu Line - B.L. group is one such company. Whilst traditional insecticides and rodenticides continue to be important, innovative and greener products are opening up new opportunities. Key among these, as Giovanni Bazzocchi, co-owner and export sales director explains, is the novel mosquito product, Aquatain AMF
 
New man at the top at Pelsis New man at the top at Pelsis
Andrew Milner joined Pelsis as the company’s CEO on 4 March. This followed the sudden departure of previous CEO, Peter Mangion, a matter of days earlier.
 
Full house for rodent control session at Disinfestando Full house for rodent control session at Disinfestando
It was a very full house for the rodent control session held on Thursday 7 March, day two of Disinfestando 2019 in Milan. The high attendance level was proof, if it was needed, of the importance of rodent control and the desire among pest professionals across Europe for information on what can and can’t be done to combat infestations.
 


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